PARIS Dec 3 French luxury group PPR
said Californian designer Alexander Wang was to be creative
director of its Balenciaga division.
Wang, 29, will take responsibility for the overall brand as
well as designing the fashion house's ready-to-wear and
accessories lines, PPR said on Monday.
He replaces Frenchman Nicolas Ghesquiere who stepped down as
creative director last month after a 15-year stint during which
he revived Balenciaga's fortunes.
Wang will continue to run his own five-year-old fashion
(Reporting by Pascale Denis; Editing by Dan Lalor)